Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, May. 14

Below are's most popular articles from Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) BWW TV: Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates the Music of the Night with New PHANTOM Stars Norm Lewis & Sierra Boggess!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, which is now in its 26th year on Broadway, celebrated yet another in a long line of milestones last evening, as it welcomed former LITTLE MERMAID co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. In the special video below, Andrew Lloyd Webber celebrates their opening night on stage with the new stars. Check out interviews with all three below! (more...)

2) SOUND OFF: Final GLEE Until 2015 - 5 Things To Love
by Pat Cerasaro - May 14, 2014

Last night, we kissed FOX's musical dramedy series GLEE goodbye until next year with the final episode of the tumultuous fifth season and today we celebrate 5 major reasons why it was worthy of our love. (more...)

3) Review Roundup: West End's THE PAJAMA GAME
by Review Roundups - May 14, 2014

In 1950s America, love is in the air at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory as handsome new Superintendent Sid Sorokin (Michael Xavier) falls head-over-heels for firebrand Union rep Babe Williams (Joanna Riding). Sparks fly when the employees are refused a seven-and-a-half cents raise, leaving Sid and Babe deliciously at odds as the temperature rises. . . Will love, eventually, conquer all? Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

4) Jonathan Groff on Starring in Broadway's FROZEN 'I'm Not as Hot as My Character'
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2014

Jonathan Groff, who voice rugged mountain man 'Kristoff' in the film, has already confirmed he would not be part of the project. (more...)

5) Kristin Chenoweth, Cheyenne Jackson and More to Make Provincetown Debuts, Summer 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - May 14, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale, now entering his fourth season at the helm of Provincetown's Art House Theater, has made the picturesque Cape Cod town a must-do stop on the itinerary of Broadway's brightest stars. The Art House continues to somehow top itself with each successive summer's celebrity lineup. (more...)

6) West End's MISS SAIGON to Open in Toronto Prior to Arrival on Broadway in 2015?
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

London's West End has been abuzz for weeks about the highly anticipated return of Miss Saigon, featuring a new 25th anniversary production, directed by Laurence Connor, who's helped bring us new productions of other Cameron Mackintosh shows including The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables. Now according to the New York Times, the production will make its way to Broaday in 2015 if 'reviews are strong in Britain and a suitable theater becomes available in New York.' (more...)

7) BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- James Monroe Iglehart Reflects on His ALADDIN Roller Coaster Ride!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with James Monroe Iglehart, a nominee for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Aladdin, who chats about how he cried like a little girl on nominations morning, what it's like stopping the show every night, and more. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)

8) VIDEO: Taylor Kitsch Talks HBO's NORMAL HEART on Fallon
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy and guest Taylor Kitsch discussed Taylor's past bad hair days and his upcoming HBO movie, The Normal Heart. (more...)

9) VIDEO: Dolly Parton Performs New Song 'Home' on FALLON
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, music guest Dolly Parton performed 'Home' from her brand new album 'Blue Smoke' for studio audience. (more...)

10) CHER's 'Dressed to Kill' Tour Adds 14 New Dates This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Cher who is currently on her 49-city D2K Tour will be adding 14 additional performances beginning mid- September including two shows at NYC's Madison Square Garden on September 19th and 20th. (more...)

11) Sondheim, Lloyd Webber to Team on Next James Bond Theme Song?
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2014

Michael Riedel reports that music legends Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber would 'like to take a stab' at writing a song together (more...)

12) First Listen To 'It's A Sign' From IF/THEN Original Broadway Cast Recording
by Pat Cerasaro - May 14, 2014

The original Broadway cast recording for new musical IF/THEN, starring Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, is now available for pre-order and a first listen to the track 'It's A Sign' is now available to hear for a limited time only. (more...)

13) First Look - Patina Miller, Bebe Neuwirth Star in New CBS Series MADAM SECRETARY
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2014

CBS announced its 2014-15 programming slate this morning. Among the network's new series is Barbara Hall and Morgan Freeman's political drama MADAM SECRETARY starring Broadway's Patina Miller and Bebe Neuwirth. (more...)

14) VIDEO: Watch West End's MISS SAIGON Choreograph Fight Scenes
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2014

Below, join Kevin McCurdy - fight choreographer for Miss Saigon, as he puts the cast through their paces during rehearsals! T (more...)

15) 30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #26 - PASSION
by Pat Cerasaro - May 14, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special spotlight on a challenging and unique Broadway musical celebrating 20 years this season, PASSION. (more...)

16) Photo Coverage: AFTER MIDNIGHT Welcomes Back Fantasia!
by Jennifer Broski - May 14, 2014

Just last night, the cast and creative team of the Tony Award-nominated smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight, welcomed back Grammy Award-winner Fantasia Barrino as "Special Guest Star.' Fantasia Barrino returns to Broadway in the role she originated for a four-week engagement (5/13/14 - 6/8/14) leading up to the Tony Awards on June 9, 2014. (more...)

17) Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Taye Diggs, Stafford Arima & More for THE ME NOBODY KNOWS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Producer Bellanca Smigel Rutter announced today that a working, industry reading of The Me Nobody Knows will take place in New York City on May 14 and 15, 2014 in anticipation of a commercial production. Director Stafford Arima(Allegiance, Altar Boyz) will helm the creative team, which will also include musical direction by Bryan Perri (Wicked), and choreography by Taye Diggs (Rent, 'Private Practice'). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside rehearsal below! (more...)

18) THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Shifts First Broadway Preview to 9/10
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Preview performances of The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will now begin Wednesday, September 10 (rather than the previously announced September 15). Tickets are now on sale for the acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott by phone 212-239-6200 or online at (more...)

19) Megan Hilty Talks Favorite Showtune, SMASH, Pregnancy & More
by Pat Cerasaro - May 14, 2014

SMASH star, Broadway headliner and small screen standout Megan Hilty participates in a rapid-fire Q&A and talks pregnancy, SMASH, favorite showtunes and more as part of a fun new interview. (more...)

20) Casts of BEAUTIFUL & AFTER MIDNIGHT to Perform at Bloomingdale's this Week in Anticipation of 2014 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

The Tony Awards and Bloomingdale's have announced a series of specialty experiences for theater fans leading up to the 68th-Annual Tony Awards, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall Sunday, June 8, on CBS. (more...)

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